Evening Light

Christians, awake, see the light has come

Author: R. E. Winsett
Tune: [Christians, awake! see the light has come]
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christians, awake, see the light has come
Title: Evening Light
Author: R. E. Winsett
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The evening light has come
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Convention Hymns selected from Sunday School Melodies #d8

His Voice in Song #d15

Page Scan

Rose of Sharon Hymns #260

Songs of Old-Time Power #d20

Songs of Pentecostal Power #d13

Songs of Pentecostal Power, Complete #12

Songs of Power. Rev. #d30

Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d19

Tabernacle Revivalist #d22

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